Some social media users have called him the robocop and supercop. Netizens have also found the other part of the video interesting.
The thieves made off with money and jewellery after killing the 20-year-old woman, who was born in Greece but had a British passport, the police said. Her husband, a 33-year-old pilot, survived.
"We have questioned some suspects but no arrests have been made yet," local police officer Harish Tandekar said on Wednesday. He added that it was not clear how the suspects had been able to transport such a large amount of faeces, or why they had stolen it.
The incident, recorded by the CCTV cameras, took place at a police station in Tamarind, in which one of the two suspects takes a piece of wire and a hidden paper clip, and uses it skillfully to pick up the key that locks the prison door.
The unlucky thief tried to hide under a shelf but the old man discovered him and beat him with a broomstick.
Details date back to August 2020 when the victim while walking on a Dubai street, was stopped by two people who asked him why he was on the street in the night.
The defendant took advantage of a salesman in an optics store being busy with another customer and stole sunglasses worth Dhs1,380.
Dubai Police arrested a European gang in less than 10 hours after they robbed a car showroom and stole jewellery and watches worth Dhs13 million.